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Creator Agostino Brunias, 1728–1796, Italian, active in Britain (1758–70; 1777-80s)
Title A Linen Market with a Linen-stall and Vegetable Seller in the West Indies
Date ca. 1780
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 21 5/8 x 30 inches (54.9 x 76.2 cm) Frame: 26 3/8 × 34 3/8 × 2 inches (67 × 87.3 × 5.1 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B2009.12.3
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669690
Subject Terms babies | bananas | children | cigarette and tobacco boxes | costume | dwellings | food | genre subject | landscape | linen | men | selling | women
Place Represented West Indies
Publications

Amanda Michaela Bagneris, Coloring the Caribbean : Agostino Brunias and the Painting of Race in the British West Indes, 1765-1800 [PhD Dissertation, Harvard University], Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2009, pp. 148, 238, fig.41, available online via Proquest


Erica James, Re-worlding a World : Caribbean Art in the Global Imaginary [PhD Dissertation, Duke University], Durham, North Carolina, 2008, pp. 229-30, fig. 82, available online via ProQuest


Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby, Still Thinking about Olympia's Maid, Art Bulletin, vol. 97, College Art Association of America, Inc., New York, NY, December 2015, p. 451, fig. 59, available online via Art Bulletin Online


Mia L. Bagneris, Colouring the Caribbean : Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2018, pp. 67, 69, 90n.89, 134n.61, fig. 14, ND623 B825 B34 2018 (HAAS)


Sotheby's sale catalogue : Topographical Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings : 27 May 1988, Sotheby's, London, May 27, 1988, p. 76, Lot 155, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

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